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Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll

Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday angrily rejected criticism by international monitors of a referendum granting him extra powers that was disputed by the opposition and exposed bitter divisions in the country.
Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall

Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

An Argentine soccer fan has been declared brain dead after he was chased down the terraces of a stadium and allegedly thrown from the bleachers.
Turkey's Kurds vote in key referendum battleground

Turkey's Kurds vote in key referendum battleground Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

 Hoping above all for peace after months of violence as well as fair representation, Turkey's Kurds on Sunday voted in a key referendum whether to expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

 A North Korean medium-range missile exploded seconds after it was launched on Sunday, U.S. officials said, a high-profile failure that came hours before the U.S. vice president arrived in South Korea, and as an American aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.
Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after blast kill 68 kids

Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after blast kill 68 kids Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

More than 3,000 Syrians were expected to be evacuated Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer that was briefly stalled a day earlier by a deadly blast that killed more than 120 people, many of them government supporters.
Child among seven migrant bodies found off Libya

Child among seven migrant bodies found off Libya Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

The bodies of seven migrants, including a small boy, were found during the latest rescue operations off Libya, a Maltese NGO and the Italian coastguard said Sunday.
North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches

North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

 North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region.
Syria car bombing kills at least 16 evacuees

Syria car bombing kills at least 16 evacuees Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

A suicide car bombing killed at least 16 people Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.
IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces sought to advance on their mountain hideouts.
Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack

Warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base would only be "cosmetic" if greater efforts are not made to remove President Bashar Assad from power. 

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

Fresh protests against civil service pay cuts broke out in Gaza on Saturday, as pressure builds on Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to tackle the crisis.
Five people killed as building collapses in Poland

Five people killed as building collapses in Poland Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

At least five people were killed including two children when an apartment building collapsed in Poland on Saturday, possibly due to a gas explosion, according to officials.
Polish truck driver charged in train crash that injured 18

Polish truck driver charged in train crash that injured 18 Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

A prosecutor in Poland says the driver of a truck that was hit by a fast train at a railway crossing has been charged with causing a traffic catastrophe.
Basque group ETA hands over tons of weapons to France

Basque group ETA hands over tons of weapons to France Sat, 08 Apr, 2017

The Basque separatist group ETA on Saturday gave French authorities a list of eight caches where police found weapons, ammunition and explosives — a crucial move toward disarmament and a definitive end to its decades-long violent struggle to carve out a homeland on the French-Spanish border.

US launches missile strike on Syria airbase

US launches missile strike on Syria airbase Fri, 07 Apr, 2017

US forces fired a barrage of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase Friday in response to what President Donald Trump called a "barbaric" chemical attack he blamed on the Damascus regime.

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UK parliament terror attack

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Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?

Foreign Affairs, a respected American foreign policy magazine, published in December 2016 an article under the title Dysfunction in the ...

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